LA FARGE, OLIVER HAZARD PERRY, Papers. 1941-1943
Published January 18, 2008
.02 cu ft
Call No. 300.04-3,300.04-4
IRIS Nos. 0180105-0180106
(1901-1963). Lieutenant Colonel. USAAF, 1941-1945. Author. Born 19 December 1901, New York, NY. Career positions include: Writer, New York Times Book Review and Santa Fe New Mexican; President, National Association on Indian Affairs (later changed in 1937 to American Association on Indian Affairs), 1933. Died 3 August 1963, Albuquerque, NM. Author of Laughing Boy (1929-Pulitzer Prize), Sparks Fly Upward (1931), All The Young Men (1939), The Enemy Gods (1937), As Long As The Grass Shall Grow (1941), The Copper Pot (1942) and The Eagle in The Egg (1949).
Personal and official papers relating to La Farge's World War II service. Includes official documents relating to the delivery to Cairo, Egypt of 16 B-24As in the fall of 1941. Also includes an article on the first phase of the North African Campaign as seen through the eyes of the Air Transport Command.
Related materials located in the Latin American Library, Tulane University include other personal papers.